Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power. Discuss Alexander Hamilton

L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum
To be different from your fellow creatures is always a misfortune. L. Frank Baum

Henry James

Henry James
Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. Discuss Henry James

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin
How great would be the desire in every admirer of nature to behold, if such were possible, the scenery of another planet! Discuss Charles Darwin

Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad
Strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others. Discuss Joseph Conrad

Herman Melville

Herman Melville
If you can get nothing better out of the world, get a good dinner out of it, at least. Discuss Herman Melville

Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas
Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works. Discuss Alexandre Dumas

W. Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams. Discuss W. Somerset Maugham

Sophocles

Sophocles
It is only great souls that know how much glory there is in being good. Discuss Sophocles

Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application. Discuss Miguel de Cervantes